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This site is dedicated to the work founded by Carl Gustav Jung.

The intention of the website is to provide a bridge between the anglophone and francophone Jungian communities in the world.

JPS contains part of the content of Espace Francophone Jungien that has been translated into English.

In addition, it contains anglophone articles, whose French translations have been published on the Francophone mother site.

Bollingen in Switzerland

Bollingen village is situated at approximately 40 km from Zurich, on the left bank of the lake. This is the village where C.G. Jung and M.L. von Franz each built their tower. 

  1. Bollingen train station (no longer in service)
  2. Bollingen village centre
  3. The C.G. Jung tower
  4. The M.L. von Franz tower

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Bollingen village centre

Bollingen village centre

Lake Zurich in Bollingen.

The catholic church is situated in the heart of the village.

The church on the inside.

 

The Marie-Louise von Franz tower in Bollingen

The Marie-Louise von Franz tower is set against the edge of a wood, at about 2 km from the village centre, in the direction of Wagen.

With its characteristic blue/gray and yellow shutters the square tower is nestled in a sanctuary of greenery.

 

M.L. von Franz : « I had a great need for nature, and great love of nature as well. I always envied Jung for his Bollingen [Tower]. I had the chance to find a plot there. I didn’t have the courage to build a tower, because that seemed too much like an imitation, but Jung said : « You cannot build a house here, you must build a tower ! » As he wanted me to do it, I built a tower as well. I went to Bollingen, and there I would retreat to write, to be alone, and to avoid the telephone and people. That’s the mission of an introverted person ! »

Marie Louise von Franz, loosely translated from « Femmes autour de Jung » by Nadia Neri, p. 132.

Lake Zurich in Bollingen, close to the Marie-Louise von Franz tower. 

See the C.G. Jung tower in Bollingen

 

Living places of C.G. Jung

The House of C.G. Jung

The C.G. Jung tower in Bollingen

Map of Switzerland and information

Bollingen in Switzerland

Laufen in switzerland

Kesswil in Switzerland

Küsnacht in Switzerland


C.G. Jung

Kesswil, his place of birth.

Laufen, where he lived from the age of 6 months until 4 years.

Küsnacht, where he lived from 1909 onwards.

Bollingen, where he built his tower from 1922 onwards.

Articles

The need to acknowledge the archetypal forces within.

Toni Wolff’s structural forms of the feminine psyche

 

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